Definition of pontage in US English:

pontage

noun

historical
  • A toll for the use of a bridge; a tax paid for the maintenance and repair of a bridge or bridges.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Statutes of the Realm. From Anglo-Norman pontage, pountage and Middle French pontage from post-classical Latin pontaticum, pontagium bridge-toll from classical Latin pont-, pōns bridge + post-classical Latin -aticum.

Pronunciation

pontage

/ˈpɒntɪdʒ/